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"recruitment" in British English

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recruitmentnoun [U]

uk   us   /rɪˈkruːt.mənt/
C1 the ​process of ​findingpeople to ​work for a ​company or ​become a new ​member of an ​organization: The ​recession has ​forced a lot of ​companies to ​cut down on ​graduate recruitment. It's all ​part of a recruitment driveintended to ​increase the party's ​fallingnumbers.
(Definition of recruitment from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"recruitment" in Business English

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recruitmentnoun

uk   us   /rɪˈkruːtmənt/ HR
[U] (also recruiting) the ​process of ​employing new ​people to ​work for a ​company or ​organization: In the ​privatebusinesssector, there has been a ​tightlimit on ​wagerises and a near-freeze on recruitment. A ​survey in January ​highlighted the recruitment ofpeople with ​leadershipskills as one of HR ​directors' biggest worries. The ​industryneeds to take a ​long, hard ​look at its ​approach to recruitment and ​retention. recruitment and ​training a recruitment ​process/​policy/​procedure a recruitment ​company/​firm/​group a recruitment ​campaign/​drive
make recruitments to get someone to ​join a ​company or ​organization : We sometimes ​engageworkers on a ​temporarybasis until ​regular or ​permanent recruitments can be made.
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(Definition of recruitment from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “recruitment”
in Arabic تَوظيف…
in Korean 채용, 모집…
in Portuguese recrutamento…
in Catalan reclutament, contractació…
in Japanese 募集, 勧誘…
in Chinese (Simplified) 招聘,吸收…
in Chinese (Traditional) 招聘,吸收…
in Italian arruolamento, assunzione…
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